A Kitten Named Wakanda? Black Panther Is Inspiring Animal Lovers to Adopt Black Cats

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PEOPLE.com—It’s not Halloween, nor is it National Black Cat Appreciation Day or even National Black Cat Day, but thanks to the success of Marvel’s latest blockbuster superhero film Black Panther, adoptions of oft-stygmatized, black-coated kitties appear to be on the rise. The Daily Dot reports that one blogger on Tumblr recently posted about the surprisingly positive development on behalf of orphaned black felines everywhere. “Unexpected benefit of Black Panther: my local pet shelters went from having...

We're calling 'fake news' on the report that 'Black Panther' caused a surge in black cat adoptions. Reports are saying that the release of Black Panther has caused a spike in black cat adoptions. As cute as that would be, we beg to differ. Read more... More about Entertainment, Trending, Movies, Animals, and Cats